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From: "Derek Engelhaupt" <tankme-at-gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Tanks [TANKS]
Date: Mon, 7 May 2007 15:35:02 -0500
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

I guess that really depends on your choice of radio gear too.  I've
ridden in an M60 and pulled the engine pack out of one to replace the
starter while working as a volunteer at Ft. Snelling.  That M60 hull
is full of curves.  Not a tank I would want to build.... ;)


On 5/7/07, Aahz. <ErickKilmer-at-comcast.net> wrote:
> Ramos, Jose wrote:
> >
> > Thank for all the comments guys. I will be picking up a 1/35^th scale
> > model today of an M60 Patton. I am hoping to figure out the whole
> > curved hull thing as well as a true damped torsion bar suspension, I
> > know that sounds expensive but my aim is to build under 500.00 bucks
> > do any of you think this is unreasonable?
> >
> >
> >
>    In my experience the most expensive part is the speed controller. I
> imagine you'll be able to build the chassis for under 500.00 easy.
> Aahz.